Portada Red 2009
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Portada Red 2009

Harvest

2009

Color

Red

Country

Portugal

Region

Lisboa

Terroir

Quintas da RAC Herds. single estates

Vinification Method

Classic fermentation method with destemming and pre fermentative skin contact followed of the application of dry yeasts. Fermentation up to 30º C in the first 2/3, and lowering down to 20º C during the last 1/3. During the whole fermentative process, pumping over 2 times per day, using each time half of the volume contained in the vat. After the alcoholic fermentation, the cap is plunged for 30 days, and during that period, extraction of the gentle tannins is conducted, along with the malolactic fermentation and the natural stabilization of the wine.

Ageing

Wine is aged in American, French of Allier and Portuguese oak barrels of 225 Lt for 1 month. The wine is aged in bottle a minimum of 1 month after bottling.

Tasting Notes

This deep, ruby red, medium-bodied wine has berry fruit flavours and a beautiful balance. PORTADA means in the Portuguese language the outside or inside doors of the windows.

How to Serve

Excellent with food or by itself. Will accompany, for example, roasts, barbecue, pasta, vegetarian and cheese dishes.

Gross weight

8,3 kg (6x75cl) or 16,4 kg (12x75cl)

Pallet configuration

135 cases (6x75cl) or 68 cases (12x75cl) 15 cases/level x 9 levels or 17 cases/level x 4 levels

Euro pallet configuration

96 cases (6x75cl) or 48 cases (12x75cl) 12 cases/level x 8 levels or 12 cases/level x 4 levels

Case dimensions

330x235x155 or 310x235x340

Bar code

Bottle (EAN13) = 560 031 219 048 9 // Case (ITF14) 12x75cl = 2 560 031 219 048 3 // Case (ITF14) 6x75cl = 1 560 031 219 048 6

Harvest

2009

ABV at 20ºC%

12.0

Volume at 20ºC g/cm3

0.9977

Total dry matter g/dm3

39.8

Volatile acidity (in acetic acid) g/l

0.50

Total acidity g/l

5.02

Fixed acidity g/l

4.40

pH

3.66

SO2 (free) & (total) mg/l

35/106

AWC Vienna 2011

D.F.J. Vinhos has been distinguished with 17 Silver medals and 7 Seals of Approval in AWC 2011.

3 more Medals and 5 Commended in SELECTION – PREMIUM SELECT WINE CHALLENGE PROWEIN 2012

DFJ begin 2012 with 8 awards in the prestigious german wine contest SELECTION – PREMIUM SELECT WINE CHALLENGE PROWEIN.

DFJ won 11 medals in Slovakia

DFJ won 11 medals at the BOJNICE WINE COMPETITION 2012 in Sloakia.

Vino Bojnice 2017 - 1 Trophy, 3 Golds, 7 Silvers and 3 Bronze Medals for DFJ Vinhos

TROPHY: PORTADA MEDIUM SWEET 2015 - SAMPION RED SEMI DRY & SILVER

Trophy Lisbon Wine of the Year, 2 Double Gold, 6 Gold, 2 Silver Medals in CWSA 2014

DFJ VINHOS wins at the biggest and most prestigious wine and spirits competition in China, the China Wine and Spirits Competition!

DFJ won 24 awards at the AWC 2010 wine contest in Viena.

DFJ won 3 gold medals, 14 silver medals and 7 Seal of Approval.

CELLAR SELECTION and 23 Best Buys in the Wine Enthusiast 2010

In the 2010 Wine Enthusiast DFJ has been awarded with 1 Cellar Selection, 23 Best Buy, one rating of 92 points, one of 91 and three ratings of 90.

Excellent ratings and awards at the Wine Enthusiast November 2008

VEGA Douro 2005 awarded the 75th Best Buy of the year 2008 and the ESCADA Douro 2005 won Cellar Selection and a rating of 92.

Paxis Douro red 2005 won gold medal in Áustria

The Paxis Douro red 2005 won gold medal in the AWC 2008.

Seal of Approval Wine Passion

The Wine Passion magazine awarded the Portada red 2006 with the seal of approval Wine Passion wise by both sensory characteristics and correct price.

DFJ won 27 awards at the AWC 2009 wine contest in Viena.

DFJ won 1 gold medal, 21 silver medals and 5 Seal of Approval.